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James C. Pace,

DSN, MDiv, ANP, BC, FAANP
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Clinical Associate Professor
726 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 
212-992-7343
Fax: 
212-995-3143
Areas of Specialization 

Adult Primary Care, Palliative Care

Education 
Post-Master's Adult Nurse Practitioner, 1995, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
MDiv, 1988, Vanderbilt University Divinity School
Certificate, Anglican Studies Program, 1988, The School of Theology The University of the South Sewanee
DSN, 1986, University of Alabama at Birmingham
MSN, 1981, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
BSN, 1978, Florida State University School of Nursing
1976, Natural Sciences, St. Petersburg Junior College
BA, 1976, University of the South Sewanee
AA, 1974, Manatee Junior College
Professional Overview 
Dr. Pace is the Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program at the New York University College of Nursing holding the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Pace is a board certified adult nurse practitioner and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. His extensive teaching experience spans three decades; he has taught previously at three Schools of Nursing: the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Emory, and Vanderbilt Universities. Prior to joining the NYU College of Nursing, Dr. Pace was the Director of the Adult Nurse Practitioner/Palliative Care Program at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Pace has held various Nurse Faculty Practice appointments to include working as a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center as well as Evening Chaplain at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Pace’s scholarly interests and activities lie in the areas of spirituality/religion and health, palliative/hospice care, and HIV/AIDS and spirituality. Dr. Pace is also an Episcopal priest who serves the Diocese of New York as an assisting priest at The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Times Square.
Honors and Awards 
2011, NYUCN Faculty Superlative Award: “Most Likely to Turn Your Day Around”
2010, Elected as one of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing’s 60 Visionary Leaders in honor of UABSON’s 60th year
2008, “100 Years: 100 Leaders.” Selected as one of the 100 Outstanding Alumni and Faculty, 100th Anniversary Centennial Celebration, The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
2008, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Outstanding Faculty Award
2007, ACE Project Award Recipient (Advocating for Clinical Excellence in Trans-disciplinary Palliative Care Education). The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the City of Hope National Medical Center
2006, The Julia Hereford Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student-Faculty Relations Outside the Classroom, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
2005, Elected Fellow, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP)
2005, Graduate Faculty National Award for Excellent Teacher of the Year. End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), City of Hope and The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
2004, Sara K. Archer Award for Outstanding Contributions in Teaching, Scholarliness, and Faculty Student Relations, Vanderbilt School of Nursing
1999, Great Teachers Lecture Series Award, chosen by the Academic Community at Emory University School of Nursing for academic year 1999-2000
1999, "Health Care Hero Award," chosen by The Atlanta Business Chronicle
1999, Third Annual David Jowers’ Lectureship in AIDS and Infectious Diseases at Emory University: "HIV/AIDS and the Spiritual"
1997, Outstanding Service Award, American Cancer Society, National Office, Atlanta, Georgia
1993, Sara K. Archer Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching at the Graduate Level, Vanderbilt
Licensure 
RN, Alabama
RN, Georgia
RN, New York
RN, Tennessee
American Nurses' Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Certificate
Adult Nurse Practitioner, Board Certification (BC)
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)
Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
Professional Membership 
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Nurses Association/Tennessee Nurses Association
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)
Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society
National League for Nursing
Oncology Nursing Society
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

Adult and Elder Health, Hospice and Palliative Care, Infectious Diseases, Primary and Health Care Maintenance

Publications
Pace, J.C., & Lunsford, B. (2011). The evolution of palliative care nursing education. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 13, S8-S19. 10.1097/NJH.0b013e31822ff0da.
Garrison, D., Stewart, C., Hill, K.J., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Funeral planning. In P. Esper, & K.K. Kuebler (Eds.), Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician (2nd ed.), (pp. 143-147). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.
Upchurch, L.A., Nelson, J.R., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Infection. In P. Esper, & K.K. Kuebler (Eds.), Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician (2nd ed.), (pp. 165-169). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.
Pace, J.C., & Mann, C. (2008). Palliative Care. In P. Esper, & K.K. Kuebler (Eds.), Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician (2nd ed.), (pp. 211-215). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.
Robbins, S., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Seizures. In P. Esper, & K.K. Kuebler (Eds.), Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician (2nd ed.), (pp. 231-233). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.
Morriss, B.B., & Pace, J.C. (2008). Sexuality. In P. Esper, & K.K. Kuebler (Eds.), Palliative practices from a-z for the bedside clinician (2nd ed.), (pp. 235-240). Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society.
Pace, J.C. (2007). HIV/AIDS. In K.K. Kuebler, D.E Heidrich, & P. Esper (Eds.), Palliative and end-of-life care: Clinical practice guidelines, (pp. 233-242). St. Louis: Elsevier.
Pace, J.C. (2007). Spirituality. In J.M. Wilkinson, & K. Van Leuven (Eds.), Fundamentals of nursing (Vol. 2): Thinking and doing, (pp. 147-157). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.
Pace, J.C. (2007). Spirituality. In J.M. Wilkinson, & K. Van Leuven (Eds.), Fundamentals of nursing (Vol. 1): Theory, concepts and applications, (pp. 245-262). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Company.
Kuebler, K.K., Pace, J.C., & Esper, P. (2007). The advanced practice nurse in palliative care. In K.K. Kuebler, D.E Heidrich, & P. Esper (Eds.), Palliative and end-of-life care: Clinical practice guidelines, (pp. 3-18). St. Louis: Elsevier.
Holstad, M.K., Pace, J.C., De, A.K., & Ura, D.R. (2006). Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 17, 4-15. 10.1016/j.jana.2006.01.002.
Pace, J.C., & Gallagher, L.E. (2005). AIDS-related malignancies. In C.H. Yarbro, M.H. Frogge, & M. Goodman (Eds.), Cancer nursing: Principles and practice (6th ed.), (pp. 961-978). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Pace, J.C. (2000). Spirituality issues. G.J. Moore-Higgs (Ed.), Women and cancer: A gynecologic oncology nursing perspective (2nd ed.), (pp. 502-520). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Pace, J.C., & Stables, J.L. (1997). Correlates of spiritual-well being in terminally ill persons with AIDS and terminally ill persons with cancer. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 8, 31-42. 10.1016/S1055-3290(97)80056-8.
Pace, J.C. (1997). Palliative care. In C. Varricchio (Ed.), A cancer source book for nurses (7th ed.), (pp. 260-268). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.